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President Trump abruptly ended spending talks Wednesday after congressional Democrats rejected his demand for a $5.7 billion border wall. A partial government shutdown stretched into its 19th day.
Researchers found higher rates of bullying and certain teasing in areas where voters favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.
Americans consumed almost 37 pounds per capita in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to reduce the country’s 1.4 billion-pound cheese surplus. The stockpile of cheese started to build several years ago.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state medical board is reviewing six additional conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana use in Ohio, including autism and chronic anxiety. Cannabis products are becoming available in Ohio dispensaries over the next few months following delays in rolling out the program last year. Patients need a physician’s recommendation… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have unveiled a school-safety measure, nearly a year after two students died in a school shooting at a high school in the state. The measure calls for hiring a state school security marshal. The bill’s sponsors say the goal is to instill greater accountability for school safety. The measure… Read More
Will peace, love and music be back? One of the original organizers of the iconic 1969 event is putting together a new three-day festival, which will take place in August in upstate New York.
A major credit rating agency is warning that a prolonged government shutdown could mean that it will reconsider the nation’s AAA rating. That could lead to higher borrowing costs.
On Saturday, January 12, the Athens Community Music School will commemorate 40 years of serving the community with a gala taking place in Ohio University’s School of Music Recital Hall in Glidden Hall (3 Health Center Drive, Athens) starting at 7 p.m. The event will feature performances by a number of the school’s master teachers,… Read More
Congressional Democrats want to protect health coverage and protections of the Affordable Care Act. With the Senate in Republican hands, House Democrats will hold hearings and may turn to the courts.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has been on shaky political ground for months, but there is no specific plan for his departure. William Barr’s confirmation hearing is next week.